Manitoba Blue Cross is pleased to provide authorized users with access to this web site. This service is provided for personal information purposes only. All information on this site is protected by copyright laws and cannot be sold, published, distributed or used for commercial purposes. Manitoba Blue Cross makes every effort to ensure that current and accurate information is accessible through this site; however, information may be changed at any time without notice. Internet software or transmission problems may produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of information downloaded and displayed on your computer.
We encourage you to use safe computing practices when using the site to protect your personal information. If you are using a computer that is not your own (such as at work, a library, internet café or other location), we recommend that you familiarize yourself with their respective internet policies. There are programs available that can track internet use to the keystroke level which could put your personal information at risk.
As the provider of the information (subject to the stated qualifications and limitations), Manitoba Blue Cross should not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any direct, indirect, economic or consequential damages, claims or costs arising from the use of this web site, any of its content, or any web browser. All users access and use the information at their sole risk.
Similarly, Manitoba Blue Cross cannot assume any responsibility for any harm, damage, claims or cost you may experience or incur by sending personal or confidential information to Manitoba Blue Cross over the Internet or by e-mail, or if we send such information at your request. Manitoba Blue Cross has taken measures to protect the security of your online inquiry. The information you access on this site is contained within secure databases with the latest in data protection systems.
Reference to this site, any products, services, processes, hypertext link to third parties or other information by trade name, trade-mark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by our organization.
Why do we collect, use & disclose your personal information?
What personal information do we collect?
We ask for personal information which we determine is reasonably necessary for our purposes when you use Counsellor Connect to schedule an appointment with a Counsellor. This includes contact information (such as your name, date of birth and other contact information), account information linked to your Blue Cross account (such as your certificate number and client number), and other information necessary to match you with an appropriate Counsellor (such as type of counselling).
With whom do we share your personal information?
We do not sell or barter your information. We will only disclose your personal information outside of Manitoba Blue Cross in limited circumstances as outlined in our Privacy Code. This may include disclosure to licensed healthcare professionals and other third parties when required to administer the terms of your plan. We may retain trusted service providers inside and outside of Canada to assist us in our business, and your personal information may be subject to disclosure to law enforcement, other government / regulatory authorities, and other organizations where required or permitted by law, both inside and outside of Canada.
How can you withdraw your consent?
MBC automatically collects information received from your browser when you visit our website. This includes your IP address, domain name, and the URL of the web page from which you enter our site. Additional information on the pages you visit on our site and the amount of time you spend there is also collected. This information is used to improve the content of our website, customize the content and/or layout of our website for each individual visitor, but is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
How to Contact Us with Privacy Questions
I authorize Blue Cross to collect, use, and disclose my personal information as described above.